John Kemeny

Updated: 12/30/2019 by Computer Hope
John Kemeny

Name: John George Kemeny

Born: May 31, 1926, Budapest, Hungary

Death: December 26, 1992 (Age: 66)

Computer-related contributions

  • Hungarian American mathematician, computer scientist, and educator.
  • Best known for co-developing the BASIC programming language in 1964 with Thomas E. Kurtz.
  • He was the 13th President of Dartmouth College from 1970 to 1981 and pioneered the use of computers in college education.

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